Tag: Bengaluru

Karnataka High Court relief for daily wage workers

It says govt. cannot curtail the 100% DA and 30 days earned leave that the workers are entitled to The actions of the State government in curtailing, through Government Orders and circulars, the benefits of Dearness Allowance (DA) and earned leave available to employees covered under the Karnataka Daily Wage Employees Welfare Act, 2012, amount […]

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Industries should provide transport for workforce: Bommai

Owners of industries, which have been allowed to resume operations from Monday, have to arrange transportation facilities for their workers and ensure vaccination of workforce, Home and Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here today. For re-opening the economy in a graded manner from June 14, the government has relaxed guidelines for all […]

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Domestic electricity tariff: First slab up from 30 to 50 units

This is aimed at encouraging consumption by ‘lower and middle-class domestic consumers’: KERC In its new order for tariff revision for the ongoing financial year, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has increased the first slab for domestic tariffs from 30 units to 50 units. This, the commission has said, is aimed at encouraging consumption […]

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Delhi, Mum top ‘hazard index’ for infection spread – ET HealthWorld

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, have created a ‘hazard map’ of 446 cities and towns (with populations of over one lakh) to identify areas from where pandemic outbreaks, facilitated by modern-day transport connectivity, can spread rapidly, reports Swati Shinde Gole. According to the map, Delhi tops the hazard […]

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250-bed govt hospital to come up in Bengaluru – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: A new 250-bed government hospital will be built in Mahadevapura in the city, Karnataka Forest, Kannada and Culture Minister, Aravind Limbavali said on Monday. “The Covid-19 Task Force in the state has been asking for the construction of more hospitals in Bengaluru. The construction of the government hospital will begin very soon,” the minister […]

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India Records 1.5 Lakh New Covid-19 Cases in 24 Hrs, Lowest Daily Count Since April 13

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Continuing a downward trend India recorded 153,485 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily count in 48 days or since April 13, 2021. The daily death toll, however, remained over the 3,000-mark, with 3,129 deaths. India’s total cases now stand at 28,046,957, while total fatalities are at […]

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Covid-19: 78% of general beds vacant in Bengaluru, ICUs in high demand – ET HealthWorld

BENGALURU: With a gradual decline in Covid-19 cases in Bengaluru, the hospital bed situation is improving as the demand for hospitalisation of infected patients has fallen, reports Sunitha Rao. As per data available on government beds on the BBMP website, the situation is far better among Covid general beds than other categories of beds. Of […]

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BJP-ruled States Announce Monthly Assistance, Other Benefits for Children Orphaned by Covid-19

Some BJP-ruled states on Saturday announced welfare schemes for those children who lost their parents due to Covid-19 pandemic. The states like Karnataka, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat have also said that they will be providing financial assistance every month to the caretaker or guardian of every child orphaned due to coronavirus infection, for […]

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Gujarat Relaxes Night Curfew in 36 Cities as Cases Fall; Day Time Curbs to Continue

Becerra did not mention China directly, where the first known human cases of COVID-19 emerged in the central city of Wuhan in December 2019. The origin of the virus is hotly contested. In a report issued in March written jointly with Chinese scientists, a WHO-led team that spent four weeks in and around Wuhan in […]

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